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Media Releases

Bill of Rights Institute Announces Generous Support from Texas Bar Foundation, November 9, 2023

Students and Teachers to Compete for $40,000 in Prizes in Bill of Rights Institute’s MyImpact Challenge, October 12, 2023

Bill of Rights Institute Selected as Quarterfinalist for Yass Prize, September 25, 2023

WV Teacher John Quesenberry Named Bill of Rights Institute National Civics Teacher of the Year, September 11, 2023

Bill of Rights Institute Announces Appointments of Kristina Arriaga and Charles Widger to Board of Directors, June 28, 2023

Oregon Student Wins $10,000 Grand Prize in Bill of Rights Institute’s MyImpact Challenge, June 27, 2023

Bill of Rights Institute Seeks Nominations for National Civics Teacher of the Year, May 8, 2023

Bill of Rights Institute to Award $40,000 in Student, Teacher Prizes in National Civic Engagement Contest, October 20, 2022

Bill of Rights Institute and Hoover Institution Unveil Innovative New High School Economics and Civics Curriculum, September 6, 2022

Bill of Rights Institute Endorses Educating for American Democracy Project’s Inquiry Model, March 2, 2021

Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness 2020 Release Media Kit

Print and Online

'Agents of Change': Civics Education Summit Stirs Teachers to Prepare Students for Community Engagement, The Tribune Democrat, October 24, 2023

Polarization is Harming a Generation of Kids, Las Vegas Review-Journal, September 16, 2023

Albany Student Starts Cross-Cultural Program, Wins Big Award, Albany Democrat-Herald, July 7, 2023

Opinion: Utah High School Students are Getting Creative With Civic Engagement Projects, DeseretNews, July 2, 2023

There is Agreement on Civics Education — If You Know Where to Look, The 74, May 23, 2023

Civics Teachers Are Vital for Our Future, Cedar Rapids Gazette, May 6, 2023

Let's Honor Michigan Students Making a Difference in Their Communities, Dearborn Press & Guide, May 3, 2023

Can Civics Education Build a Better Workforce? Crain's Grand Rapids Business, March 3, 2023

The Road to Civil Discourse Runs Through Our Schools, Cleveland Plain-Dealer, January 20, 2023

Georgia Students Can Compete For $40,000 In Prize Money In National Civics Contest, Georgia Public Broadcasting, December 15, 2022

Civic-Minded Students Show How United America Can Be, Nashua Telegraph, October 6, 2022

Hoover Institution And Bill Of Rights Institute Team Up To Launch Economics-Based Civics Curriculum, Hoover Institution News, October 4, 2022

From Bell Ringing to Reading, Here's How to Celebrate Constitution Week, Houston Chronicle, September 16, 2022

Are We Headed to a Great Teacher Resignation? Inside Sources, May 23, 2022

Young People Are a Necessity to the American Experiment, The Tennessean, March 7, 2022

'Saving Principles' and the American Future, RealClearPolitics, July 3, 2021

Teaching US History During a Pandemic: A Conversation With Two High School Teachers, Education Dive, August 4, 2020

Free, Open Digital Resource in U.S. History Improves Access, Promotes Viewpoint Diversity, Education Dive, July 8, 2020

Lessons on U.S. Constitution Find New Relevance, Education Week, November 27, 2018

A Lesson on the Free-Speech Debate Colin Kaepernick Started, The Washington Post, September 26, 2017

Madison’s Humility: The Bill of Rights Unifies U.S., The Washington Times, December 12, 2016

Radio and Podcast

As Kids Become Politically Polarized, Learning Civics Could Help Bridge the Divide, WGBH, November 30, 2023

How Civics Students are Making a Difference in Their Communities, KSL NewsRadio, June 13, 2023

Is Your Kid Politically Polarized? Michigan Big Show with Michael Patrick Shiels, April 19, 2023

The Polarization of America's Youth with David Bobb, KSL NewsRadio, March 27, 2023

How Are Children Becoming Politically Polarized in the U.S., WGVU (NPR), March 27, 2023

Making a Career of Humanity Through Service, KSL NewsRadio, January 13, 2023

Digital Equity is the Right to Learn, Market Scale Podcast, October 13, 2020

Television & Video

David Bobb at the Challey Institute, North Dakota State University, September 14, 2023

Raleigh County Educator Wins National Teacher of the Year Competition, WVVA (NBC) September 11, 2023

'A Champion for Our Kids:' Chesapeake Government & Civics Teacher Surprised with Award, WTKR (CBS), September 19, 2023

David Bobb on Bill of Rights Day, C-SPAN Washington Journal, December 15, 2022

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